15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): shop like a local with The Strip and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey planning website.

Dallas to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to Las Vegas. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 17.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get much colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 83°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Fort Point. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and Chinatown. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Domaine Carneros in Napa--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and take a stroll through The Castro.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (73°F), and nights are a bit warmer (57°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Domaine Carneros
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 15th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Seattle hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder website.

Fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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